Great Hoaxes of the World (Paperback)

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Nick Yapp

  (Author),

Nicholas Yapp

  (Author)

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In this absorbing study of the hoax, the hoaxer and the hoaxed, Nick Yapp looks at over 100 hoaxes and examines what lies behind them - be they for fun, money or revenge.
The man who sold the Eiffel Tower for scrap, Hitler's Diaries, Piltdown Man, the Cottingley Fairies...these are Just some of the famous hoax stories In this entertaining book.'- Manchester Evening News

The hoaxer has, throughout history, gained a special place in the hearts of many - the daring, intriguing, devil-may-care attitude of these mischief-makers have led them to an almost heroic standing in the eyes of the public the world over. In this absorbing study of the hoax, the hoaxer and the hoaxed.

About the Author :

Nick Yapp has contributed to Great Hoaxes of the World as an author. Nick Yapp spent his first night in France in a hay barn near Calais docks in 1961. Since then he has loved the French for their music, wine, space, and those purple onions you cant get in England. He fears their driving and is bewildered by the speed at which they speak.
When he sits outside a cafe in the centre of a small French town on a sunny day, nerves jangling from the first sip of hot, strong coffee, watching the world go by, he feels he has somehow made a success of his life. When he gets the bill and sees what this success has cost him, a little of the euphoria evaporates - but he

Book Details


Title: Great Hoaxes of the World
Publisher: Robson Books
Author: Nick Yapp, Nicholas Yapp
Edition: Paperback
Language: English
ISBN:

0860519686

EAN:

9780860519683

Publish Date: 1996-10-31
Binding: Paperback
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